December 2020

Dear participant, dear reader,

We thank you most sincerely for your participation in the Horizon Europe launch event on 1 December. More than 260 people were connected. We look forward to working with you on your next European projects!

If you did not have the chance to participate, the recordings are now available.

Today’s newsletter is slightly different from the usual ones. This is the first Horizon Europe newsletter!

Horizon 2020 is coming to an end, with the last call, the Green Deal call, closing on 26 January.

Horizon Europe will follow from 1 January. The first calls are expected to be published around April 2021. We finally know the budget for the entire Horizon Europe programme. It amounts to €95.5 billion, of which €5 billion are coming out of the EU’s new COVID stimulus fund, the Next Generation EU. In total, this represents a 30% increase over the current research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, and makes Horizon Europe the most ambitious research and innovation programme in the world. Over 35% of Horizon Europe spending will contribute to climate objectives.

Our commitment to inform and support you remains strong. We have launched a new website: www.horizoneurope.lu, and we are organising a series of thematic webinars on the different building blocks of Horizon Europe for the first months of 2021. This is only a first overview of what we are planning for 2021, so stay tuned!

We wish you a very nice holiday season.
Stay safe,

Your NCP team

ABOUT HORIZON EUROPE

Tips and tricks for stakeholders beginning with European R&I project
Horizon Europe Luxembourg Launch Event

Discover the EU RDI Newcomers session and get more information about Horizon Europe and the first essential steps for a good start.

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Tips and tricks for stakeholders with advanced European R&I project experience
Horizon Europe Luxembourg Launch Event

The session looks at the evolution from Horizon 2020 to Horizon Europe and is tailored for experienced stakeholders with knowledge of previous European R&I projects.

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Horizon Europe events in 2021
Webinars

Discover our thematic webinars on the different building blocks of Horizon Europe for the first months of 2021.

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Meet the team
Horizon Europe NCPs

Meet Luxinnovation's Horizon Europe team and find your national contact points (NCP) in Luxembourg!

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NEWS

Support initiative: Funding postdoctoral researchers for public and private organisation
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Luxinnovation assists you in finding the best applicants from around the world and helps candidates prepare research proposals for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – Postdoctoral Fellowship.

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Launch of EU Soil Observatory (EUSO)
EU news

Over the next two years, the EU Soil Observatory (EUSO) will become a dynamic and inclusive platform that aims to support policymaking.

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IN THE MEDIAS

«Des outils pour aider les entreprises à innover»
Video Interview with Benjamin Questier | Paperjam

Attirer des chercheurs en entreprises
Interview with Charles Betz | Le Quotidien

Forscher für Unternehmen gewinnen
Interview with Charles Betz | Tageblatt

«S’engager dans des programmes européens»
Interview with Sanna Alaranta | Le Quotidien

Sich an europäischen Programmen beteiligen
Interview with Sanna Alaranta | Tageblatt

EVENTS